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Minimum Wage System

Minimum wage should apply to all businesses or workplaces with 1 employee or more.

Minimum wage shall apply to all the employees as defined in 「Labor Standards Act」, regardless of their employment status of nationality(temporary, daily or part-time employees and foreign employees are included).

Exceptions are the businesses that only employ family members of relatives living in the same residence, domestic service users and 「Seafarer Act」 and the ship owners who employ those seafarers.

Reference: 「Minimum Wage Act」 Article 3